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Stunning Photos of Japanese Snow Monkeys Taking A Heavenly Dip In Hot Spring

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Photos of Japanese Snow Monkeys: A Heavenly Place In Jigokudani

Japanese snow monkeys in Jigokudani enjoy an open spa by taking a heavenly dip in a natural hot spring. Japan is a volcanic active country. That’s why, there are Onsen (Natural Hot Springs) in high numbers.

There are open Onsen, indoor Onsen and Onsen at the rooftop too everywhere in Japan. People take bath in the hot springs for relaxations. These natural hot springs keep the skin problems away from the body.

There are different hot springs for curing different kind of skin problems. Hot springs are so famous in Japan that even Japanese snow monkeys love it. One of such hot springs is very famous in Jigokudani (also known as Hell’s Valley) monkey park under Yamanouchi Prefecture.

photos of japanese snow monkeys

A Japanese snow monkey soaking itself in hot spring.

Japanese Snow Monkeys Beat -15 °C temperature

It is an unique experience to witness these monkeys in the hot spring. In fact, This is the only place in the world where wild monkeys take a heavenly dip to warm themselves in natural hot springs. Tourists can not feed them. The staff of the park takes care of their food. The staff feed the snow monkeys.

The photos of the these Japanese snow monkeys come stunning and beautiful. The Jigokudani monkey park became famous after one of the greatest documentary Baraka.

 

The area is inhabited by more than 160 monkeys. They go back to the forest in the night. These Japanese snow monkeys survive by bearing winter temperatures of below -15 °C. Tourists can see monkeys getting relaxed. They are in extreme position of calmness. Sometimes, they give a look like that they are meditating

 

photos of japanese snow monkeys

 

photos of japanese snow monkeys

 

photos of japanese snow monkeys

photos of japanese snow monkeys

photos of japanese snow monkeys

photos of japanese snow monkeys

photos of japanese snow monkeys

Siddharth Malkania

Siddharth Malkania is a journalism graduate from Indian Institute of Mass Communication. Having worked as a photojournalist for two years, he traveled to Tokyo, Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam to brush up his skills of photography. Currently, He is a professional photographer based in New Delhi, India.

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